L.A.-based writer-readers: On Sunday, October 4th, check out the West Hollywood Book Fair from 10 AM – 6 PM in Hollywood Park (647 N. San Vicente Blvd). In addition to the book fair itself, there will be more than 400 authors and artists in attendance, more than 100 panels and book signings, live performances/events on 15 stages, writing workshops, programs for children, and the presentation of the annual Algonquin West Hollywood Literary Award.
At 3:45 on the Salon Stage, be sure to attend the 2009 Emerging Voices reading; presented by PEN USA, it will feature Erika Ayon, John Boucher, Rachelle Cruz, Thi Dao, Parnaz Foroutan, Syliva Sukop, Marissa Tinloy, and Mehnaz Turner reading poetry, stories and non-fiction. (Via Mediobistro: “Emerging Voices is a literary mentorship program designed to launch potential professional writers from underserved communities.”)
For more information and a full schedule of events, visit the fair’s website.